Alton Best Inducted into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador
Posted 26 September 2011, 12:56 pm NDT
Alton Best was born and raised in Mud Lake, Labrador, as the youngest of 10 children. A gifted musician, Mr. Best has always been able to play a variety of instruments with ease, including the drums, guitar, fiddle, harmonica, and the button accordion. Recognizing the importance of preserving and promoting our heritage, in the early 1970s, Mr. Best formed the band The Flummies. For over 30 years, Mr. Best and the Flummies have traveled the coast of Labrador and many other locations to play at various festivals, benefit concerts and seniors events.